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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

How to pick the season in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's Animal Crossing track

How to pick the season in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's Animal Crossing track

Joey Davidson

One of the DLC tracks for Mario Kart 8 was Animal Crossing. It’s a ripping race through the fictional town, and it occurs over the four seasons. You know, Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. Well, normally, the seasons are totally random. GameXplain posted a video showing that, in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Nintendo Switch, you can actually pick the season played in the course. Here’s the...

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is totally worth the $60 price tag for double-dippers

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is totally worth the $60 price tag for double-dippers

Joey Davidson

Let’s get this out of the way first: if you didn’t own a Wii U or you never played Mario Kart 8, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a must-buy on the Nintendo Switch. This is easily the best Mario Kart game we’ve had in years, and all of the improvements make it pretty close to perfect. I’ll argue, though, that even if you owned the game on Wii U (*raises hand*) and pumped more than 100 hours into...

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe breaks records to become fastest selling game in the series

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe breaks records to become fastest selling game in the series

Ron Duwell

I’ll admit, I was skeptical about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe being the ideal game to mark the Nintendo Switch’s second hit. But then I remember that we’re dealing with Nintendo fans, and double dipping has become standard protocol after years of abuse from the Virtual Console. And also, it’s Mario Kart, Nintendo’s consistently best-selling series for the past decade. Amazon made me a believer...

How much data does Mario Kart 8 Deluxe hog on the Switch when tethered?

How much data does Mario Kart 8 Deluxe hog on the Switch when tethered?

Joey Davidson

Yes, you can totally play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe online with your Nintendo Switch tethered to your phone for internet. That’s what the folks at GameXplain did. They used a T-Mobile connection over 4G LTE to get it done, and the video they produced showed a basically flawless experience. Here’s that full clip. Now, I may have noticed some minor stutters at the start of the battle, but...